Conference Schedule

DAY 1

Sept 14 / Tuesday

9AM – 4PM

Registration & Golf Tournament

Registration opens at 9am and our annual shot gun golf tournament starts at 8am at Firethorne Golf Club.  Click here for more details.

9AM – 4PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

4PM – 5:30PM

Kickoff & Cocktail Hour

We will kick-off the 2021 Global EnviroSummit in the exhibit hall at 4pm with drinks.  Each sponsor and exhibitor will have drink tickets so make sure you go talk with them. NASCAR Hall of Fame, Rusty Wallace, and Agent of SHIELD actor, Brian Patrick Wade, will join us at our Kickoff Event. MORE DETAILS

DAY 2

September 15 / Wednesday

7AM – 6PM

Registration Open

7AM – 11:30AM

  • 7:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 8:00 AM – Master of Ceremonies – Welcome & Introductions in the Symphony Ballroom
  • 8:05 AMTravis Bowman, EnviroSummit Executive Director – Opening Remarks
  • 8:10 AMDena Diorio, Mecklenburg County Manager – Mecklenburg Welcomes You!
  • 8:15 AM – Executive Board Panel Discussion – Setting the Stage for the 2021 Global EnviroSummit
  • 8:30 AM – Sushma Masemore, NC DEQ Assitant Secretary – To Be Determined
  • 8:50 AMTrent Key, PhD, ExxonMobil – Reducing Site Management Uncertainty with Molecular Biological Tools
  • 9:10 AM – To Be Determined – Vapor Intrusion – Risks Associated with Vapor Clouds
  • 9:30 AM – To Be Determined – Legal Perspective on PFAS Liability
  • 9:50 AM – Jennifer DeBruyn, Ph.D., University of Tennessee – Microplastics – an Emerging Contaminant
  • 10:10 AM – To Be Determined – ESTCP/SERDP Latest Initiatives on PFAS
  • 10:30 AM – To Be Determined – Utilizing Environmental Sequence Stratigraphy for Conceptual Site Model
  • 10:50 AM – To Be Determined – Green & Sustainable Remediation (GSR) & the Long-term Value
  • 11:10 AM – Mark Benotti PhD, Newfields – Environmental Forensics
  • 11:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

12PM – 1PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

  • 12:00 – Lunch is served
  • 12:15Dora Taggart, Microbial Insights – “From Microbiome to Microbiome: How Environmental Microbes Impact our World”
  • 1:00 – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

1:25PM – 5PM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMLaurie Chilcote, Vapor Pin – A Successful Vapor Intrusion Project Begins with a Carefully Conceived Conceptual Site Model
  • 2:00 PM – Andrew Horwath, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. – Successful Air & Vapor Data Collection: Best Practices for Vapor Intrusion Investigations
  • 2:30 PMHarry O’Neil, Beacon Environmental – Quantitative Passive Sampling Methods for Vapor Intrusion Assessments
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMWill Elcoate, Alpha Analytical – Best Practices For Field Screening and Sample Collection
  • 4:00 PMJim Fineis, Total Vapor Solutions – Using Innovative Sampling Approaches to Solving Complex Vapor Intrusion Problems
  • 4:30 PM – Panel Discussion with All Speakers: Chilcote, Horwath, O’Neil, Elcoate, and Fineis
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Energy & Environment Breakout Session Schedule – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PM – Greg Hebeler, Golder WSP (TBD) – Utilizing Paste Technology and Innovative Geotechnical Methods to Create Pumped Hydro Storage
  • 2:15 PM – Johnny Lowe, Waste Management – Construction Considerations When Incorporating an MSE Berm Wall on a CCR Landfill
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMDavid Bardsley, Ellingson DTD – Ash Basin Water Solutions Utilizing Horizontal Directional Well Installations
  • 4:15 PM – Whit Rawls, P.E., Chase SAP – Cost Effective Approach to Drying Saturated Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) with Superabsorbent Polymers
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Air Quality Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMMike Atwell – Solvay – Sodium Dry Sorbent Injection for Acid Gas Control
  • 2:00 PM – Chris Whitehead – AECOM – New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law: A Potential Model for EJ National Focus
  • 2:30 PMSteve Baloga – Atlas Carbon – Improved method for vapor phase mercury capture for Dry Scrubber AQCS
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMGerry Hunt, Lhoist – Solutions, Not Just Sorbents
  • 4:00 PM – Joshua Childers, CleanAir Engineering – In-Situ FCCU Process Optimization Mapping
  • 4:30 PM – To Be Determined – Mercury Monitoring Best Practices
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:30PM – 5PM

ITRC Breakout Session Schedule – PFAS Update – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:30 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 4:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

5PM – 6PM

Cocktail Hour in the Exhibit Hall

DAY 3

September 16 / Thursday

7AM – 6PM

Registration Open

7AM – 11:30AM

  • 7:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 8:00 AM – Master of Ceremonies – Welcome & Introductions in the Symphony Ballroom
  • 8:05 AMTravis Bowman, EnviroSummit Executive Director – Opening Remarks
  • 8:10 AM – Dionne Delli-Gatti, NC Clean Energy Director – To Be Determined
  • 8:30 AMChris Hardin, CALM Initiative – Coal Ash Basins and Energy Site Remediation: An Opportunity to Transition the Largest Environmental Remediation in United States History to Energy Storage Projects
  • 8:50 AM – Terry Hazen, PhD., Hazen Lab – Wastewater Testing for COVID-19 & Other Infectious Diseases
  • 9:10 AM – Greg Landry, Keller N. America – Intro: Coal Ash Basin Remediation: Dewatering, Site Stability & Environmental Protection
  • 9:30 AM – Steve Richardson, GSI – Longterm Groundwater Protection and Post Closure Care of Coal Ash Basins
  • 9:50 AM – Bill Kennedy, Stantec – Microplastics – Intro: Wastewater Treatment for Active Energy Plants and Coal Ash Basins
  • 10:10 AM – Andrew Vincent, Höganäs Environmental Solutions – Ash Pond Closures with Heavy Metal Treatment
  • 10:30 AMKevin Harshberger, R.B. Jergens – Intro: Stabilization of Coal Ash for Energy Storage and Utilization of Brownfield Sites and Abandoned Mines
  • 10:50 AMJames Henderson, DuPont – Site Conceptual Models – a Practical Approach that Works
  • 11:10 AMRafic Minkara, PhD., James Hendersen, Chris Hardin, Delli-Gatti – Panel Discussion: How to Build Back Better – Utilizing Brownfields for Clean Energy
  • 11:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

12PM – 1PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

  • 12:00 – Lunch is served
  • 12:15 – Dr. John Wilson, Scissortail Environmental – “Advancing Technologies: Reflecting back 50 Years but Looking to the Future”
  • 1:00 – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

1:25PM – 5PM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMCraig Cox, Cox-Colvin & Associates, Inc. – The Importance of Sanitary Sewers as the Expected Preferential Pathway in Vapor Intrusion Evaluations
  • 2:00 PM – Mary Katherine Stukes, Moore & Van Allen PLLC – Navigating Risks Posed by Immediate Action Standards for TCE
  • 2:30 PM – Genna K. Olson, P.G., Hart & Hickman – TBD
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PM – Peter Grant, EPRO – Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Barriers – Concept, Design & Installation
  • 4:00 PMTom Hatton, Clean Vapor, LLC – Developing an Effective Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System (VIMS) Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Plan (OM&M)
  • 4:30 PM – Panel Discussion with All Speakers: Cox, Katherine, Olson, Grant, and Hatton
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Energy & Environment Breakout Session Schedule – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PM – G. Landry and P. Gouvan, Keller N. America – More Indepth: Coal Ash Basin – Stability, Monitoring and Safety Considerations. Current State of the Practice
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – Groundwater Remediation at Coal Ash Basins and Energy Sites
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMKevin Harshberger, R.B. Jenkins & Chris Hardin, CALM – More Indepth: Practical Aspects of Building Back Better. Cleaning up coal mines, Brownfield sites and Energy Storage Structures
  • 4:15 PM – Bill Kennedy, Stantec – More Indepth: Wastewater Treatment for Active Energy Plants and Coal Ash Basins
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Air Monitoring Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM
  • 1:30 PM – To Be Determined – Flare Monitoring and Data Management Challenges
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – Nanotechnology Emission Assessment Techniques
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PM – To Be Determined – OTM 45 – Air Sampling for PFAS
  • 4:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:30PM – 5PM

IHMM Breakout Session Schedule – CHMM Refresher

  • 1:30 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 4:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

5PM – 6PM

Cocktail Hour in the Exhibit Hall

DAY 4

September 17 / Friday

7AM – 1PM

Registration Open

8AM – 11:30AM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Session Schedule – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Symphony Ballroom

  • 8:00 AMSusan Cooper, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP – A Legal Look at Vapor Intrusion
  • 8:30 AM – Delonda Alexander, NC DEQ – To Be Determined
  • 9:00 AM – David Eidelstein, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, LLP – Vapor Intrusion: the Good, the Bad, and the Frustrating
  • 9:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 10:30 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 11:00 AM – Panel Discussion with All Speakers: Cooper, Alexander, and Eidelstein
  • 11:30 AM – Giveaways Announced in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

8:00AM – 11:30AM

CALM Meeting – Semi-Private (need to sign an NDA – contact Chris & Jeffie Hardin) – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 8:00 AM – First Speaker
  • 11:30 AM – Giveaways Announced in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

8AM – 11:30AM

Air Quality/Monitoring Breakout Session – Panel & Lessons Learned – Symphony Ballroom

  • 8:00 AM – Amy Marshall, All4 Environmental – Environmental Justice & the New Administration
  • 8:45 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 9:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM – Panel Discussion – Hunt, Atwell, regulators – MATS update, CO2, next round of IB MACT
  • 11:30 AM – Giveaways Announced in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

8:00AM – 11:30AM

AHMP Breakout Session Schedule – Health, Safety, & Security Management – Symphony Ballroom

  • 8:00 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 8:45 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 9:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 10:45 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 11:30 AM – Giveaways Announced in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

12PM – 1PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

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